The BUILDUP Fellows program is designed for underrepresented, early stage (pre-seed) startups developing new technologies with the goal of helping them to build companies that can scale, raise capital and participate in top industry accelerators. It is a two week, immersive, mentor-driven program.
Companies receive direct mentorship from top tech industry leaders relevant to their product and startup. In addition, fellows receive guidance on product development from Pivotal Labs, legal advice from counsel at Gunderson & Dettmer, and product support from Google(AWS) and FBStart, in addition to our other partners.
The participation of our industry leaders and partners combined with the support of BUILDUP’s amazing community of talent, provides startups in the program an incredible advantage.
BUILDUP Fellows consist of startups that have meet the following requirements:
– Raised less than $250K (Pre-Seed)
– Built a functioning minimum viable product (MVP)
– One founder is from an underrepresented* group
– A preference for at least one technical co-founder
Focus: Enterprise/SaaS Software, Consumer Internet Software, Hardware, IOT